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SNAP FITNESS TRANSFORMS THE INDUSTRY WITH CLUBS IN SAUDI ARABIA

01/30/2017

Saudi Arabia Signs Master Franchise Agreement with Snap Fitness

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 30, 2017) — Snap Fitness, continues their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Saudi Arabia. Plans are to aggressively enter the market the first club opening in the third quarter of 2017.

 

The global brands growth into Saudi Arabia is being viewed as a game-changer for bringing this underserved market a fitness provider that is widely recognized for their results-driven culture and countless member success stories. 

 

“We couldn’t be more excited to give this community an opportunity to get their health and wellness on track. We’re also fortunate to have Fahad Al-Damegh leading our brand in Saudi Arabia,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

 

In Saudi Arabia, Al-Damegh has been a leader the industrial industry growth for 25 years and enters the agreement with long-standing business relationships across the country. As president of the Addamegh Group, the company has become the largest compressed air technologies provider in Saudi Arabia.

 

“As the Master Franchisee, we are honored and excited to bring the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise Snap Fitness to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Fahad Al-Damegh, President of Addamegh Group. “The Kingdom enjoys a thriving fitness market, and we are very optimistic about the opportunity to grow the brand across the country, and to be among the first to inaugurate officially licensed female fitness centers, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) to achieve widespread participation in sports and athletic opportunities and to increase women’s access to sports and exercise.”

 

He added, “We believe that the Snap Fitness concept will revolutionize the fitness industry in the Kingdom by combining both exercise and entertainment aspects to create a unique, first-of-its-kind experience in the GCC region, as witnessed by the brand’s excellent track record in USA, Egypt and many other countries, driven by the commitment to maintain the highest standards of quality.” 

 

The announcement of the master franchise agreement in Saudi Arabia is part of Snap Fitness’ continued global growth and creating a strong foothold in new markets. In the past five years, they’ve signed 18 master franchise agreements around the world and are far from done expanding with plans in place to enter new markets in 2017.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH WITH EXPANSION INTO IRELAND

01/23/2017

Master Franchise Agreement has been signed with Ireland

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 23, 2017) — Snap Fitness, continues their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Ireland.

 

In the last five years, the fitness provider has signed 18 master franchise agreements, developing a strong foothold in each of these markets. The brand is currently in negotiations to sign master franchise agreements for other countries in 2017.

 

“Bringing our global brand to Ireland is an opportunity we’ve been exploring for years. With Scott Jones and Isaac Buchanan’s strong commerce and strategic experience, and most importantly their success in the United Kingdom, we’ve found the perfect partnership and are excited to have them on our team,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

 

Jones and Buchanan bring a combined 25 plus years of brand management experience. Their expertise in the health and fitness industry has led to successful franchises in the UK and Australia.

 

"Snap Fitness offers so many options and value to our members from 24/7 access, industry best equipment and a brand that is dedicated to bringing the latest technology and trends into each club. We couldn’t be more excited to be part of this growing brand,” Jones said.

 

“I want to add, the supportive culture and community is going to be a big draw in this market. There isn’t a better club in the world for people who are just getting started and continuing their fitness journey,” Buchanan added.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH WITH EXPANSION INTO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

01/16/2017

24/7 Fitness Provider Signs Master Franchise Agreement with UAE

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 16, 2017) — Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness brand, continues its rapid international growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for the United Arab Emirates.

Today’s news reflects the fitness provider’s exceptional growth as a global brand. In the last five years, they have signed master agreements for 18 countries and are in negotiations to sign a handful more in the coming months.

“Signing a master franchise agreement is a big accomplishment and Praveen Bhatnagar has a great strategy and team in place to grow our brand.With our proven franchise concept and Bhatnagar’s experience influencing the entire country, he is the perfect person to lead Snap Fitness in United Arab Emirates,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

Bhatnagar has been in the region for 20 years, helping companies develop a stronger foothold in their markets. While managing Fitness First for five years, under his direction, they expanded from 11 to 50 clubs, and became the largest fitness operator in the region. .

“We at JSB Group are equally excited to work with Snap Fitness. The Middle East has high prevalence of diabetes and obesity. We see that Snap Fitness will help bridge the gap and encourage more and more people to exercise at an affordable prices,” said Bhatnagar, Master Franchisee for UAE.

Snap Fitness has continued their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the master franchise agreement for the United Arab Emirates. The brand is far from done expanding and will continue to explore opportunities to sign master agreements across the globe.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS LAUNCHES GROUNDBREAKING DATING APP

04/01/2016

“Snap Together” Matches Members With Their One True Swolemate

 

MINNEAPOLIS (April 1, 2016) — For over a decade, Snap Fitness has helped millions of people around the world start their fitness journey and achieve their health and wellness goals. Now, the fitness provider is taking their world-class support for members to the next level: finding true love in each of its gyms.

 

Today, Snap Fitness launched “Snap Together,” a first-of-its-kind dating app that matches members with their swolemate for life. Snap Together uses extensive unique algorithms that analyze how well member profiles pair up together. To sign up, members fill out their personal information, answer fitness and dating-related questions, and upload a gym selfie. From there, it only takes seconds to see where their fellow Snap Fitness sweat-heart is.

 

“This is another groundbreaking play for our brand,” Chief Marketing Officer Steele Smiley said. “Snap Fitness doesn’t just help members reach their health and wellness goals, we now help members meet their partner in life and fitness. Talk about the ultimate win-win!”

 

To celebrate this groundbreaking dating app, Snap Fitness is offering everyone a 30-day trial to Snap Together. To learn more about Snap Together and sign up for a trial, visit the official app website: http://www.snapfitnessoffers.com/#!snaptogetherapp/dsait

 

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About Snap Fitness

With more than 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness is dedicated to providing members with more value than any other health club and entrepreneurs an opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support. For more information, please visit www.snapfitness.com.

 

 

 

SNAP FITNESS RIDES ON WITH LANDON CASSILL

03/07/2016

 America’s Fitness Brand Renews NASCAR Sponsorship For 2016

 

MINNEAPOLIS (March 7, 2016) — Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness provider, announced today that it will sponsor NASCAR driver Landon Cassill for the third-straight season.

 

Cassill will continue to represent Snap Fitness as a brand champion – only this season, he’ll be driving a new car for a new team. Earlier this year, Cassill joined Front Row Motorsports and will drive the No. 38 Ford for the 2016 Sprint Cup season.

 

“Landon continues to show how hard work pays off when you’re passionate about reaching your goals,” Founder/CEO Peter Taunton said. “We’re excited to see Landon have a successful 2016 and inspire Snap Nation in the No. 38.”

 

Cassill hopes to make a statement with America’s Fitness Brand and the new car this season.

 

“I’ve improved every year with Snap Fitness supporting me on and off the track in my professional and personal endeavors, and I have higher expectations for 2016,” Cassill said. “It’s both motivating and an honor to know I’m setting an example for its members around the world.”

 

Watch the Snap Fitness car in action with Cassill at the wheel during the following races this year:

Sunday, March 13 – Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway

Sunday, April 17 – Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Sunday, July 24 – The “Your Hero’s Name Here” 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Sunday, Sept. 4 – Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

 

Follow Snap Fitness on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get the latest updates on Cassill and the NASCAR sponsorship.

 

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About Snap Fitness

With more than 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness is dedicated to providing members with more value than any other health club and entrepreneurs an opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support. For more information, please visit www.snapfitness.com.

Thomas Rhett & Snap Fitness Introduce "I Feel Good" Initiative Hosting Exclusive Boot Camps Nationwide

01/13/2016

Multi-Platinum Artist Encourages Healthy Habits with Fitness Challenges Via Social Media

 

NASHVILLE (Jan. 13, 2016) — Snap Fitness today announced Multi-Platinum selling artist Thomas Rhett will host five exclusive boot camps around the country and participate in social media challenges to further promote his I Feel Good health initiative with the fitness franchise. The hour long fitness experience will feature a certified Snap Fitness Trainer and Thomas Rhett taking the class through a personalized health and wellness session.

 

The five boot camps will be held in Springfield, MO on Jan. 23; Charlottesville, VA on Feb. 19; Dallas, TX on May 21; Minneapolis, MN on June 11; and Columbus, OH on June 18. Fans will have the chance to win a coveted spot at a boot camp by tuning into their local radio stations in the select markets.

 

“I jumped at the chance to work with Snap Fitness on this campaign. Being in good shape is a big part of being able to get on stage night after night and do what I love,” shares Thomas Rhett. “It’s cool that I get to share my interest in fitness directly with fans and give them a look into how you can make it a priority no matter your lifestyle.”

 

In addition to the boot camps, Rhett will participate in fitness challenges on social media throughout the campaign and encourage his followers to get active and involved along the way. Beginning today, fans can submit ideas on Twitter for Rhett’s first fan fitness challenge by tagging @SnapFitness with the hashtag #Ifeelgoodchallenge and following @ThomasRhett as he accepts one from the road. Fans can also get involved by visiting www.snapfitness.com/thomas-rhett and sharing a social media message about the program to be entered for the chance to win tickets and a trip to see Thomas Rhett on tour. 

 

Beyond getting social, Rhett invites fans to start feeling good at Snap Fitness with a 30-day trial. Not only will the trial help fans kick-start healthy lifestyles, it will benefit a greater cause. For every 30-day trial purchased between now and June 1, Snap Fitness will donate $1 to Folds of Honor, a non-profit that helps provide educational support to the families of fallen or wounded soldiers.

 

“If feeling good is one of your goals for 2016, Snap Fitness is the place to start,” Chief Marketing Officer Steele Smiley said. “Our gyms have the best equipment and support for you to get fit and transform your lifestyle. Even better, you can make a difference in someone else’s life simply by trying Snap Fitness."

 

For more information on Snap Fitness and the I Feel Good initiative, visit www.snapfitness.com/thomas-rhett and follow Thomas Rhett on Twitter at @ThomasRhett.

 

About Thomas Rhett:
Thomas Rhett’s PLATINUM certified latest single “Die A Happy Man” has proven he’s “a standout among a crowded crop of acts” (Billboard) as it serves as the first No. One Country single of 2016 dominating the Billboard Country Airplay chart for four consecutive weeks. Marking his fifth consecutive chart-topper, it is his PLATINUM certified chart-topping hit “Crash And Burn” that launched his recent sophomore album TANGLED UP, solidifying why Thomas Rhett is “well on his way to becoming country music's next legendary superstar” (Glamour). After recently wrapping his first headlining run with the 2015 CMT ON TOUR, Thomas Rhett will continue to prove to critics “he's on his way to superstardom" (Patriot Ledger), as he will serve as direct support on Jason Aldean’s WE WERE HERE 2016 TOUR. For more information and for a full list of upcoming tour dates, visit www.thomasrhett.com.

 

About Snap Fitness:
With more than 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is one of the world’s largest 24/7 fitness franchises. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness is dedicated to providing members with more value than any other health club and entrepreneurs an opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.